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Dr. Anurag Agarwal

Dentist, Darjeeling

200 at clinic
Dr. Anurag Agarwal Dentist, Darjeeling
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Anurag Agarwal is a trusted Dentist in Siliguri, Darjeeling. He is currently associated with Kamakhya Dental Clinic in Siliguri, Darjeeling. Book an appointment online with Dr. Anurag Agarwal on Lybrate.com.

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Sir I want to know what is charge of one route canal dadh in mouth? And after route canal, is it guaranteed for clear dadh in mouth? Thank you

B.D.S., M.D.S. - Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
Dentist, Bhiwandi
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I want to know what is charge of one route canal dadh in mouth? And after route canal, is it guaranteed for clear...
It usually starts from 3000. If it is done by good clinician or endodontist then they can assure you, but there is no guarantee in medical fuild as we all know there is no guarantee for life too.
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Oral Cancer - In A Nutshell!

Post Doctoral Research (Ph.D.) (A.M) (Oncology), Integrative Oncology for Physicians (MSKCC, N.Y, USA), Doctor of Natural Medicine (N.D/ N.M.D), Ayurveda (I) Cert., Advanced Strategic Management (APSM), B.E (Computer Sc. & Engg.), Clinically Relevant Herb-Drug Interactions (CME) - (Cine-Med Inc. USA)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Bhubaneswar
Oral Cancer - In A Nutshell!

Oral cancer (OC) occurs when DNA mutations develop in the cells lining the lips and the mouth cavity. It commonly affects the tongue, floor of mouth, buccal mucosa, lips, palate, gum etc all. Mostly, oral cancers are squamous cell carcinomas that begin in the squamous cells lining the lips and the inside of mouth.

  1. Type: of oral cancer are as enumerated below -

    1. Squamous cell carcinoma: is the most common, as described above.

    2. Adenocarcinoma: affects the salivary glands.

    3. Lymphoma: affects the tissues of the tonsil(s) or those involving the lymphatic system.

    4. Melanoma: may affect the mucous tissues of the oral cavity.

  2. Gender: affects the male populace predominantly. But, it can affect both male and female. It’s the commonest cancer in India currently, and accounts for a significant percentage of the total cancer mortality.

  3. Etiology: consumption of “khaini” (tobacco & lime mix), betel nut, areca nut, slaked lime, chronic irritation due to irregular teeth, smoking, alcohol consumption, oral infection with Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) / Human Papilloma virus (HPV), nutritional deficiencies, chronic infections & poor dental/ oral hygiene are the common risk factors that can trigger oral carcinogenesis. It is noteworthy that the local effects of tobacco and alcohol are both dose-dependent and synergistic.

  4. Features: the various presentations (of signs & symptoms) of Oral cancer are as given below –

    1. Cheek cancer - hard and painless thickening, with an ulcer sometimes that does not heal for weeks together.

    2. Lip cancer - white patch on the inner lining of the lip on which a hard mass slowly develops.

    3. Palate cancer- persistent sore on the hard palate that may ulcerate.

    4. Throat cancer - difficulty swallowing, sore throat, voice changes, feeling of hard lump in the throat.

    5. Tongue cancer - ulcer on the side of the tongue that bleeds occasionally and does not heal.

    6. Gum cancer and cancer of the minor salivary glands - loose teeth, bad breath and sensory loss of the feelings in the face

  5. Screening: is generally recommended for asymptomatic populations goal of which, as usual, is to be able to detect & diagnose oral cancer at an early stage which is potentially curable. Visual screening by healthcare personnel including dentists, general practitioners, oncologists, surgeons etc all is crucial to detect not only early asymptomatic oral cancers but also the oral pre-cancerous lesions including oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF), oral leukoplakia, erythroplakia et al which carry a high risk of malignant transformation to in-situ and invasive cancers.

  6. Diagnosis: a complete physical exam of the local parts basis the features mentioned above arouses suspicion that prompts diagnosis -

    1. Biopsy (punch or removal of mass of tissue (excision) for cytology) clinches the diagnosis of oral cancer. Should there be a neck mass that arises suspicion of a regional metastatic disease, a fine needle biopsy (FNB) can be attempted.

    2. Initial staging workup includes CT, MRI scans etc all. PET CT scan though frequently employed, is not usually used for the initial workup.

    3. A triple endoscopy that includes laryngoscopy, esophagoscopy and bronchoscopy can help definitive staging of the disease. Biopsies obtained during this procedure help confirm the primary diagnosis, define the extent to which the primary site disease has spread, and identify additional pre-malignant lesions and metastasis, if any.

  7. Treatment / Prognosis: preventive measures, earlier diagnosis and right early treatment is key for better prognostication and efficient/ effective therapeutic management of oral cancer. Conventional treatment includes surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy as deems appropriate. Simultaneously, an adjunctive or integrative naturopathic treatment with suitable complementary & alternative medicines (CAM) too can help improve clinical endpoints and facilitate recovery as would be feasible contextually. As seen with other cancers, the site, stage, histopathological grading etc all determine the treatment outlook. The number of micronucleated oral mucosal cells can be a useful biomarker for predicting course of oral pre-cancerous lesions and prognosis thereof.

  8. Prevention: rightly said, prevention is always a better choice. Although genetic risks are difficult to modify, still an increased focus on protective factors and avoidance of the risk factors can be of help. Especially, abstaining from use of tobacco/ products, alcohol, regularly maintaining oral health and hygiene and daily intake of fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables can help prevent a vast majority of oral cancers. Also, timely screening/ detection of the pre-cancerous lesions of the oral cavity and prompt treatment thereof is crucial to preventing a malignant transformation of the same. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can ask a free question.

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Hello sir, My cousin is suffering from mouth ulcers for every 10 days or 15 days. He consult a doctor but no use of that medicine. Pls give the suggestion for cure the mouth ulcers. Pls tell the medicine with is better to cure the mouth ulcers. Thank you.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Hello, You can do baking soda in water mouth rinses, this will help to heal ulcers. If it still persists consult a physician and get your vitamin B levels checked. Start taking supliments if required.
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I have a whitish /yellowish thing on my tooth which I recently discovered. Is it because of cavity? If it is what can I do to make it better? I already brush my teeth twice everyday.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I have a whitish /yellowish thing on my tooth which I recently discovered. Is it because of cavity? If it is what can...
Hello, somewhere you are lacking in the brushing technique. Yellowish/whitish thing could be plaque. Visit a dentist get your scaling and polishing done. He/she will teach you the proper maintainance. Brush twice a day. Night brushing is important. Floss regularly, rinse after every meal.
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My father (aged 45 yrs) has a very severe pain in his gums which is a cause of decayed tooth. His pain is such that it is unbearable for him, he consulted the local healthcare facility but the consultancy but vain. Sir please suggest some measure and some medicines which gives quick nd effective relief. Thank you.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My father (aged 45 yrs) has a very severe pain in his gums which is a cause of decayed tooth. His pain is such that i...
- use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water or hydrogen peroxide to keep the area clean. Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums. - eat a balanced diet and limit snacking between meals. Carbohydrates and sugars feed dental plaque. - try an oral irrigation device, commonly known as a" water pick, to clear debris from around the gum line. - have your dentures aligned as needed. - you may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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I am in boxing since 4 years and we usually get injured in the bouts. And recently 15 days back I had played a match and I got slightly pain in my jaw. I thought its normal and I didn't focus on it. As the time is passing the pain is increasing day by day I cannot open my mouth completely and I can feel pain while chewing. Please suggest me something because I have to play more matches in future.

Dentist, Visakhapatnam
I am in boxing since 4 years and we usually get injured in the bouts. And recently 15 days back I had played a match ...
Hai lybrate-user The boxers are at maximum risk of temporomandibular joint injuries. With your symptomps above I suspect a temporomandibular disc derangement. Consult oral and maxilofacial surgeon nearby in hyderabad only. He will throughtly examine with the necessary investigations come up with right dignosis for the treatment. Get well soon.
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Root Canal Treatment

MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Root Canal Treatment

When the pulp of the tooth becomes inflamed, septic or lifeless, one needs to go through the root canal treatment.

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I am feeling sensitivity in my teeth just same as we feel after eating something very sour, also I have pain in my right shoulder at a particular point and numbness in my little finger's tip of my right hand. Does the symptoms relate to any issue? Kindly answer.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I am feeling sensitivity in my teeth just same as we feel after eating something very sour, also I have pain in my ri...
Probably they are vague complaints and therr are no particular diagnosis.. The teeth complaint may be because of lack of vitamin c...and other weaknesses... The shoulder pain also can be because of cervical spondylosis or may only be just because of wrong sleep posture... can only decide after proper detailed case...
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BDS
Dentist, Coimbatore
Smoking or consuming smokeless tobacco is very harmful for your teeth. It can lead to various oral diseases like oral cancer, gingivitis, periodontitis and tooth decay. 

Orthodontics Treatment

MDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Orthodontics Treatment
The treatment with braces to treat mal-aligned teeth can be started anytime after 10 yrs depending on individual cases. Its not just for aesthetics but for better tooth alignment for better chewing and maintain oral hygiene.
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Sir, I have problem in my teeth. When I sit near my friends they tell me that from. My teeth stench creates. please help me sir.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Sir, I have problem in my teeth. When I sit near my friends they tell me that from. My teeth stench creates. please h...
You may be having deposits on your teeth. Causing gum problem and bad smell. This can be treated with a simple round of cleaning. Get it checked.
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I did scaling on my teeth today. After that I am skinny huge spaces between my front teeth. Its looking unpleasant. What should I do?

BDS, MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Bangalore
I did scaling on my teeth today. After that I am skinny huge spaces between my front teeth. Its looking unpleasant. W...
Removal of deposits /calculus in between the teeth may cause spaces. If these deposits are not removed your teeth would appear yellow, affect the gums causing bleeding of gums and also cause bad breath and even weaken the bone healthy gums are more important. Spacing of the teeth could be due to weakened bone or other causes. An xray will help to know the cause. Do visit the dentist nearby scaling is only benefical.
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I have teeth problem as usual a little bleeding in the morning while brushing the teeth what should I do?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have teeth problem as usual a little bleeding in the morning while brushing the teeth
what should I do?
Hi, there are various reasons for bleeding gums like poor oral hygiene, vitamin deficiency, physical injury to gums, hormonal changes, medications etc. You have to visit a dentist for professional cleaning and check-up to know the exact cause and solution of your problem.
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Black spot is created on tooth. Bad odour is created. Bleeding occurs. Sometimes pain occurs.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
It can be due to gum and periodontal disease so that you take scaling and polishing procedure by a dentist.
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I am male, age. 18. The skin over my tooth (i do not know if they are called gums) are reducing. I was using hard tooth brush but changed to soft a month ago, but it did not made any difference. Please tell me the reasons and remedy. Thankyou.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am male, age. 18. The skin over my tooth (i do not know if they are called gums) are reducing. I was using hard too...
It is good thing that you changed your tooth brush to soft. But you also need to improve your brushing technique, you might be suffering from periodontitis. Do you have bleeding gums or bad breath? you can start with warm water gargles twice a day, flossing everyday and brushing twice a day.
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From last few days I m feeling a pain in my teeth. Some of my teeth had became black. So I would request you to please suggest me the ways by which I can get rid of it.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
From last few days I m feeling a pain in my teeth. Some of my teeth had became black. So I would request you to pleas...
If the teeth are paining, you shd see dentist who will take an xray of the tooth and see if the tooth can be filled or not.
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My teeth become yellow. Nn I'm everyday using toothpaste. Suggest me suitable paste 4 d concern.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Delhi
My teeth become yellow. Nn I'm everyday using toothpaste. Suggest me suitable paste 4 d concern.
I will suggest you to send pictures of your teeth. Because degree of yellowness has to found out first. And there are different treatment options for how much your teeth yellow. Whether toothpaste or professional cleaning or bleaching is required that can be suggested only after inspection of teeth.
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I have mouth ulcer for more than one week. What it indicates? What can I do to cure it?

BDS
Dentist, Allahabad
I have mouth ulcer for more than one week. What it indicates? What can I do to cure it?
Normal ulcers heal with in 7-10 days if they do not heal there might be a serious problem visit to your dentist immidiatly.
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